'Our suffering serve material interests of other nations'

Father Apollinaire Cikongo speaks on the violence taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Written By:  Murcadha O Flaherty

THE INTERNATIONAL community is profiting from a humanitarian crisis sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a senior cleric, who accuses the West of deliberate inaction in the face of extreme violence in the country.

Father Apollinaire Cikongo, executive secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Kananga, which covers part of the DRC, told Catholic charity Aid To The Church In Need about widespread exploitation in the country and that Western powers are guilty of “a conspiracy of silence that is very profitable economically”.

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The Voice Online - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:22:21 +0000

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